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Membrane Structure and Mechanisms of Biological Energy Transduction (Paperback)
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Membrane Structure and Mechanisms of Biological Energy Transduction (Paperback)

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The problem of electron transfer phosphorylation was first formu- lated in 1939 by Belitser and Tsibakova I who introduced the "P: 0" criterion and showed that this ratio is more than 1. The authors noted that such a high value of the phosphorylation coefficient suggests a fundamental difference in the mechanisms of A TP formation coupled with respiration, and glycolysis, since in the latter case, the amount of the ATP synthesized is equal to that of the substrate utilized. A lot of hypothetical schemes were put forward to explain the nature of coupling between electron transfer and phosphorylation, but none of them solved the problem. Only quite recently, one hypo- thetical scheme of energy coupling, viz. Mitchell's chemiosmotic concept, 2.3 was supported by experimental data which allow us to prefer it to alternative possibilities. In this paper, I shall try to substantiate the statement that oxidation and phosphorylation can be coupled via a membrane potential as was postulated by Mitchell.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781468420180
Number of pages: 602
Weight: 896 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 31 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 197

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